Professional Biography

David J. Katz Partner

  • Los Angeles

    D +1.310.788.3268

    F +1.310.843.1254

    Los Angeles

    1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

    Los Angeles, CA

    +1.310.788.3268

    DKatz@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

EXPERIENCE

Experience

Mergers & Acquisitions

InfoSonics Corporation Representation

Represented InfoSonics Corporation (NASDAQ: IFON) in its merger agreement with Cooltech Holding Corp.

Nimes Restaurant Representation

Represented Nimes Restaurants I LLC in its sale of 82 Taco Bell and Pizza Hut franchises in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan to Restaurant Brands for $105,000,000.

Sale of Commercial Bakery Facility

Represented client in the sale of commercial bakery operation.

Diamond Wipes International Representation

Represented Diamond Wipes International, Inc. in its sale of the controlling interest to Nolan Capital.

Nimes Restaurants II Representation

Represented Nimes Restaurants II LLC in its acquisition of Togo’s Eateries, Inc., the franchisor of Togo’s “West Coast Originals” sandwich restaurants.

Fresh Brothers Pizza Representation

Represented Golden Road Food Services, LLC dba “Fresh Brothers Pizza” in the sale of the controlling interest in the company to Nolan Capital.

Catalina Restaurant Group Representation

Represented the owner of hundreds of Cocos and Carrows restaurants in its acquisition of multiple restaurant locations in Arizona.

Nimes Restaurant Representation

Represented Nimes Restaurants LLC in its acquisition of 84 Taco Bell and Pizza Hut franchises in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan from Brentwood Associates.

Image Entertainment Inc.

Represented Image Entertainment Inc. in a $117 million sale transaction to RLJ Acquisition, Inc., a publicly held special purpose acquisition company founded by billionaire BET founder Robert L. Johnson.

Acquisition of Madacy Home Entertainment by Image Entertainment Inc.

Represented Image Entertainment Inc. in its purchase of Madacy Home Entertainment of Canada.

SMTEK International Merger with CTS Corporation

Represented SMTEK International Inc. in its merger with CTS Corporation.

Sale of Control of Image Entertainment Inc.

Represented Image Entertainment Inc. in its sale of control to JH Partners LLC and its affiliates.

Acquisition of Ace Party Rentals Inc., La Bella Party Rental Company, Successful Events Inc., Party Showcase, Grand Events, Potomac Service and Party Panache Customized Catering

Represented Event Rentals Inc. d/b/a Classic Party Rentals in its acquisitions of Ace Party Rentals Inc., La Bella, Successful Events, Party Showcase, Grand Events, Potomac Service, Party Panache Customized Catering, D.R. LLC, S.H. Party, Water Mill Party, Low Country, Tri Serve Party Rentals, Signature Special Events, Party Place LLC, Event Rentals 2 and Capital Party Rentals.

Sale of Shellbridge Oil & Gas Inc.

Represented Shellbridge Oil & Gas Inc. in its acquisition by True Energy Trust, a Canadian oil and gas trust.

Sale of Dynamic Oil & Gas Inc.

Represented Dynamic Oil & Gas Inc., a British Columbia, Canada corporation, in its sale to Sequoia Oil & Gas Trust, a Canadian oil and gas trust.

Public Companies

Image Entertainment Inc.

Corporate Governance and SEC Periodic Reporting.

InfoSonics Corporation

Corporate Governance and SEC Periodic Reporting.

SMTEK International Inc.

Corporate Governance and SEC Periodic Reporting.

Shellbridge Oil & Gas Inc.

Corporate Governance and SEC Periodic Reporting.

Dynamic Oil & Gas Inc.

Corporate Governance and SEC Periodic Reporting.

NEWS

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS